Mr Corvan's Music Hall | PLAYHOUSE Whitely Bay

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Mr Corvan's Music Hall


  • Date: Saturday 3rd June 2017
  • Time: 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm

Written by Ed Waugh (Hadaway Harry, Sunday for Sammy, Laffalang, co-writer Maggie’s End, Alf Ramsay Knew My Grandfather, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Dirty Dusting)

Directed by Gareth Tudor Price (Hull Truck and West End credits, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham)

This fantastic new musical play tells the incredible story about the North East’s first music hall superstar...NED CORVAN

Corvan (1827 to 1865): was a comedian, virtuoso violinist, artist and singer/songwriter of hits including The Cullercoats Fish Lass, Fishermen Hung the Monkey (he started the Hartlepool Monkey legend) and the first popular protest song Toon Improvement Bill.

Based on the forthcoming book by renowned historian and author DAVE HARKER, this brilliant tragic-comedy stars

Chris Connel (Pitmen Painters, UK tour and Broadway)

Jamie Brown (Hadaway Harry, Culture 2016 Performing Artist of the Year)

Rachael McShane (Violinist for multi award winning folk group Bellowhead)


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  • Date: Saturday 3rd June 2017
  • Time: 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm
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  • Doors to Bars: 1.30 pm

    In Foyer – Shadow Troupe: 1.45 pm – 2.25 pm

    Doors to Seats: 2 pm

    Start: 2.30 pm

    Interval: 3.25 pm

    Second Half: 3.45 pm

    End: 4.30 pm


    Doors to Bars: 6.30 pm

    Doors to Seats: 7 pm

    Start: 7.30 pm

    Interval: 8.25 pm

    Second Half: 8.45 pm

    End: 9.30 pm